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  • Flood Watch for Eastern Rensselaer County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued March 31 at 1:40AM EDT until March 31 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 1:40 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8 a.m.
  • ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
    THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * THE MOHAWK VALLEY...EASTERN CATSKILLS...GREATER CAPITAL DISTRICT
    INCLUDING THE SARATOGA AND GLENS FALLS AREAS...WASHINGTON
    COUNTY...TACONICS...MID HUDSON VALLEY...BERKSHIRES...NORTHWESTERN
    CONNECTICUT AND SOUTHERN VERMONT.
    * SHARP RISES HAVE OCCURRED ON RIVERS...STREAMS AND CREEKS ACROSS
    THE WATCH AREA WITH SOME MINOR FLOODING AS A RESULT OF RUNOFF
    FROM THE RAIN AND SNOW MELT OVER THE WEEKEND. ADDITIONAL
    PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR ESPECIALLY TO THE SOUTH AND OF EAST OF
    THE CAPITAL DISTRICT EARLY THIS MORNING RESULTING IN MORE
    RUNOFF.
    * THERE IS STILL THE CHANCE FOR ICE MOVEMENT AND ICE BREAK UP
    LEADING TO ICE JAM FLOODING ON SOME OF THE RIVERS AND STREAMS.

  • Flood Watch for Eastern Rensselaer County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued October 29 at 10:10AM EDT until October 31 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:10 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6 p.m.
  • ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
    THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...CENTRAL MOHAWK VALLEY...CAPITAL
    DISTRICT...MID HUDSON VALLEY...TACONICS... LAKE GEORGE SARATOGA
    REGION...BERKSHIRES...NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT AND SOUTHERN
    VERMONT.
    * THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
    * A POWERFUL COASTAL STORM RESULTING FROM HURRICANE SANDY WILL
    AFFECT THE AREA WITH HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. TOTAL
    RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO BE 2 TO 4 INCHES
    ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SOUTHEAST ADIRONDACKS...SOUTHERN
    GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT... BERKSHIRES...AND LITCHFIELD
    HILLS...WITH UP TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST FACING
    SLOPES OF THE EASTERN CATSKILLS. VALLEY LOCATIONS SUCH AS THE
    MOHAWK AND HUDSON VALLEYS CAN EXPECT AROUND 1 TO LOCALLY 2
    INCHES OF RAINFALL.
    * RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLOODING OF MAIN
    STEM RIVERS...STREAMS...AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. LEAVES AND
    OTHER DEBRIS WILL LIKELY CLOG STORM DRAINS...WHICH WOULD CAUSE
    ADDITIONAL FLOOD PROBLEMS. IF HEAVY RAIN FALLS WITHIN A SHORTER
    AMOUNT OF TIME...THERE WOULD BE A RISK OF ISOLATED FLASH
    FLOODING AS WELL.
    * TIDAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE HUDSON RIVER AT POUGHKEEPSIE
    WITH TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE NORTHWARD TO ALBANY.